Jul 18, 2012 2:05am PDT
's talk about how you upset aretha. this is the e-mail she sent to cnn. she so it's official. she has no problem traveling wherever she has to go. she has a custom bus and she does it regularly across the country. >> i said that. she goes on a bus. >> and -- she's still mad at you -- she said, quote, my audience and fans span the age from 8 to 90. they are multiethnic. i am very well known with young adults and teens and tweens. >> i don't doubt that at all. the people who go to her concerts know her and love her. and they're there for her. >> yes. >> but the reality is, we live in a world where if it didn't happen yesterday, people aren't interested. i find that a sad thing. there are certain people that do earn and have earned our respect for their diminish accomplishments. if she's still getting it from everybody, great. i don't know if my own kids would know. that's my fault. >> oh, my goodness. i'm so distracted because there is the cutest, cutest baby. >> oh, my gosh. look at that child. >> look at that baby! >> i don't even know what's happening. >> davie, move, we can see you.
Jul 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
question. >> we decided to -- >> reporter: a star anchor on cnn and budding talk show host, anderson cooper is used to covering the big stories. >> there's certainly a lot discussed with the reaction -- >> reporter: now he's making news, addressing the issue of his sexuality for the very first time. in an e-mail to "the daily beast" published monday cooper states, the fact is, i'm gay, always have been, always will be, and i couldn't be any more happy, comfortable with myself, and proud. >> he's probably at a place in his personal and professional life where he feels he can be completely honest and the two don't have to be mutually exclusive. >> reporter: dubbed the silver fox, cooper rose to prominence as a fearless, sometimes opinionated reporter, comforting officials in the aftermath of katrina and even getting attacked during the egyptian revolution last year. the son of famed heiress and socialite gloria vanderbilt, cooper has been open about his life discussing painful details on his talk show like when his brother committed suicide in 1988, jumping from a balcony in front of his moth
Jul 19, 2012 7:00am EDT
of television, for 19 months since his last live broadcast on cnn, larry king is donning the suspender one more time. >> is he bigger than a bread box? >> he's going to tell us about his new online show coming up. >> and former president bill clinton and his daughter chelsea, who help honsor nelson mandela on his 90th birthday. >> before we get to that, fresh from a night of of what you describe as -- >> kathie lee gifford joins us this morning with a very big announcement. >> i can't believe the words are coming out of my mouth today. we're announcing today that a musical that i've been writing going on 13 years now will be coming to broadway this fall. >> broadway! >> i know. thank you. yeah, i know. it called "scandalous." there's orleading lady. we're going to be at the neil simon theater! >> are you kidding me? >> look at this. i get o to cast that leading man. she's the most amazing woman i've ever read about, real woman, 1920s, scandalous beyond belief. yet did amazing things with her life. there's still great mystery about her. she disappeared for five weeks back in 1926. she said she h